By decree of your most majestic majesties,
From the depths of their magnificent magnanimity,
Today begins a rule of foolishness and frivolities!
Abolished are concerns of toil, tax, and responsibility,
For this silly season of winsome glee! — Jester’s Festival Invitation Scroll
During this time we bring forth dark tales and unsettling songs. The Unknown Passenger tells of a cloaked figure on a ship who none of the other travelers recall boarding. The Lost Fawn that takes refuge in the den of the wolf that killed its mother. The Midnight Lodger rents a room in the dead of night but vanishes before morning — along with the innkeeper’s child… — A Tale of Two Festivals, Botjolf Meadwarmer.
Within hours of the debut of the New Life Event, the ESOTU servers appeared to be overwhelmed.
The season of candlelight has begun with fiery torch lights and the pointy prongs of the pitchfork. Social media, forums, and official forums all report lengthy logon and zoning delays, and frequent crashes.